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The right to freedom of religion or belief and the right to live free from violence and discrimination based on SOGI are both built on a promise of human freedom 5/14/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights
  • Committee against Torture
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Religious intolerance
  • Mercenaries
  • Right to drinking water
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Leprosy
  • Minorities
  • Right to food
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Traffic in persons
  • Health
  • Terrorism
  • Slavery
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Business and human rights
  • Disability
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • International Order
  • Violence against women
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
UN experts urge the Bahamas to halt plans to demolish 600 homes 5/7/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Bahamas
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to food
  • Health
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Minorities
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Iraq: UN expert welcomes law to aid ISIL atrocity survivors, but more needs to be done for children born from rape 4/21/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Iraq
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Internally displaced persons
E F S R C A
Japan must step up efforts to solve human rights fallout from Fukushima disaster: UN experts 3/11/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Japan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Right to food
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Health
  • Sanitation
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Joint Statement by independent United Nations human rights experts* on human rights responsibilities of armed non-State actors 2/25/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Environment
  • Slavery
  • Sale of children
  • Right to drinking water
  • Human rights defenders
  • International Order
  • Right to food
  • Mercenaries
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Adequate housing
  • Business and human rights
  • Disability
  • Minorities
  • Violence against women
  • Religious intolerance
  • Health
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Freedom of association
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Women
E F S R C A
Sudan: UN experts call for enhanced protection of civilians, including internally displaced, in Darfur 2/2/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sudan
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Honduras: Expertos de la ONU y la CIDH instan a la inmediata adopción de una ley de protección para las personas desplazadas internamente 1/27/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Honduras
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Internally displaced persons
E F S R C A
Building back better: People with disabilities have vital role 12/1/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Disability
  • Right to development
  • Right to drinking water
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Discrimination
  • Women rights
  • Leprosy
  • Extreme poverty
  • Minorities
  • Albinism
  • Right to food
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Human rights defenders
  • Terrorism
  • Older persons
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Traffic in persons
  • Trafficking
  • Slavery
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Adequate housing
  • International Order
  • Sale of children
  • Internally displaced persons
E F S R C A
Governments must do more to prevent slavery and exploitation during COVID-19 pandemic 11/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Somalia
  • Myanmar
  • Mali
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Committee against Torture
  • Committee on Enforced Disappearance
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Slavery
  • Traffic in persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • International Order
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Right to development
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Migrant workers
  • Leprosy
  • Extreme poverty
  • Education
  • Children rights
  • Environment
  • Mercenaries
  • Right to drinking water
  • Health
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Transnational corporations
  • Albinism
  • Disability
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Cultural rights
  • Women rights
  • Women
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Sale of children
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
Urgent action needed to end pandemic of femicide and violence against women, says UN expert 11/23/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Traffic in persons
  • Freedom of association
  • Sale of children
  • Older persons
  • Health
  • Leprosy
  • Right to drinking water
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Albinism
  • Human rights defenders
  • Environment
  • Mercenaries
  • Right to food
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Extreme poverty
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Disability
  • Cultural rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Terrorism
  • Migrant workers
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Right to development
  • Internally displaced persons
  • International Order
  • Religious intolerance
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